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Paul Segre has Genesys poised for continued growth by...

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Northeast Ohio’s Smart 50 play a large part in region’s rebirth

This year's honorees for the Smart 50 Award have reinvented the Northeast Ohio landscape into one of the most up-and-coming business regions in the country.

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Make the right movesEsmark and Jim Bouchard manage through the difficult times

Commodities like oil and steel are down, so Jim Bouchard is using all available tools to stay profitable and be ready for better days.

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Esmark and Jim Bouchard manage through the difficult...

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Epcon Communities ramps up for the housing recovery

The home building market is finally turning around. In the midst of their most vigorous ramp-up, Epcon Communities Franchising Founders Ed Bacome and Phil Fankhauser draw on over 30 years of experience to plan for the future.

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Epcon Communities ramps up for the housing recovery

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If your business has recently invested in construction or purchased commercial real estate, consider getting a cost segregation study. These studies offer immediate and significant tax savings through accelerated depreciation deductions.

Five tips for building a stronger, more sustainable franchise business

Franchising can be a lucrative opportunity for your business, providing the means to expand both your brand awareness and geographic footprint while also earning additional profit through royalty payments. But many franchise systems fail because they fail to build an infrastructure that can support the new business model.

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Income taxes, some 20 years ago, had not been much of a consideration when devising a will or trust for estate planning purposes. Today, the focus has changed.

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Prudent business leaders seek to minimize the impact of risk from all sorts of macroeconomic events. Here's how your banker can help.

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Are administrative costs are a bad thing when it comes to nonprofit organizations?